1962, Paris Boutique by Catherine Lupis Thomas – a 60’s fashion flashback

“1962” Fashion Boutique of the Trendy Paris Montmartre opened by Catherine Lupis Thomas takes us back to the 60’s: Colors, Prints, Fabrics, Shapes, Accessories, and Furniture from current and vintage collections.

Enough was said for Benjamin Kanarek Blog to drop by and interview Catherine in her retro Boutique.

Catherine in front of her Boutique "1962" © BKBlog


4, rue Tholoze in Montmartre, Paris

tel: +33(0)1 42 54 28 08

1962 Boutique © BKBlog

There are some people who have that knack of being ahead of the wave. Some of us have that gift of just knowing what is coming in the air and hit the nail on the proverbial head more often than most. One of those people are Frédérique Renaut our Fashion Director and another one of those quirks of nature is Catherine Lupis Thomas and her wonderfully trendy boutique in Montmartre, Paris called “1962”, which happens to be the year of her birth.

1962 Boutique © BKBlog

Catherine Lupis Thomas' Artwork © BKBlog

Above: one of Catherine’s many collages

1962 Boutique © BKBlog

Now you are probably wondering why I am classifying this as street fashion. Well Catherine happened to be out and about when I spotted her walking up to her shop at 4, rue Tholozé and I asked if I could photographer her for our Paris Street Fashion Stuff series, which she graciously complied with an overwhelming “Sure Ben, Why Not…!”

1962 Boutique © BKBlog

Now the knack that I was referencing has to do with that HUGE HIT “Madmen”. Catherine has featured clothing for quite some time now and I must add, prior to Madmen’s notoriety, that could easily meld in to the scenes without a hitch.

1962 Boutique © BKBlog

In fact, I would go as far as to say that they could use her flare to give “Madmen” a bit of that International Jacky Kennedy flavor and being that they are in to the 1962’ish styles I see a perfect fit.

Catherine Lupis Thomas © BKBlog

More information and press releases for 1962 at their website.

Catherine is wearing a Orla Kiely top

Jeans by G Star

Shoes by: Doc Martin

she is also wearing a Tracy Reese Frock.

Here is our Benjamin Kanarek Blog’s interview

About Benjamin Kanarek
Fashion and Beauty Photographer. Some of the magazines I have shot for include: VOGUE (China, Portugal, Brazil, Italia, Paris and South America & Mexico editions), RG VOGUE Brazil, Harper’s BAZAAR (China, en Español & Latin America, Hong Kong, Italy editions), L’Officiel Paris, ELLE (Spain, Portugal and Greece editions), Madame Figaro (France), Cosmopolitan (France and Italy editions), Glamour (France), Votre Beauté, Jardin des Modes, Dépêche Mode, New York Daily News, Fashion District News, New York Times Magazine, W (British edition), WWD, Fashion Magazine (Canada), Flare (Canada), Oyster, Tank, WestEast…